August 3, 2014 12:14 PM

Christian Colon starts at 3B, Nori Aoki plays DH at Royals finish Oakland series

The Royals have a chance to pick up a critical series victory Sunday, and they need the leader of their rotation to hold the Athletics at bay. A few lineup quirks: Nori Aoki will play the designated hitter. With a left-hander on the mound for Oakland, Christian Colon starts at third base.

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